The International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW), in collaboration with China and Global Development Network, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong and Department of Sociology and Social Work, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan organized an Online Capacity Building on Social Work Practice Research Central-Asian Workshop on October 7th, 2021.
IASSW President – Prof. Annamaria Campanini gave an opening speech. In her speech, she spoken about IASSW history, activities, various social work documents developed and publications of IASSW such as Social Dialogue — an online magazine.
She stated, “With its core mandate of promoting and enhancing social work education and training on a global level, IASSW is committed to strengthening social work research as a fundamental aspect in building theory, informing education and practice. The profession of social work, through integrating practice research, will advance research-informed practice and practice-informed research.”